Distributed Computing Systems (Icdcs 2000): Proceedings 20th IEEE International Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 2000

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  • ISBN-13: 9780769506012
  • Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2000
  • Pages: 600

Table of Contents

Message from the General Co-Chairs
Program Committee
Keynote Speech: The Post-PC Era: It's About Distributed Services
Agent Migration between Incompatible Agent Platforms 4
Paradigm-Oriented Distributed Computing using Mobile Agents 11
System Mechanisms for Partial Rollback to Mobile Agent Execution 20
Aggregate TCP Congestion Control using Multiple Network Probing 30
Partitionable Light-Weight Groups 38
Deterministic Optimal Routing for Two Heterogeneous Parallel Servers 46
Critical Bandwidth Allocation Techniques for Stored Video Delivery across Best-Effort Networks 56
Striping Doesn't Scale: How to Achieve Scalability for Continuous Media Servers with Replication 64
MPEG-4 Support to Multiuser Virtual Environments 72
A New Network Layer Protocol with Routing Address and Tables Auto-Configuration Mechanism 84
Scheduling Heuristics for Data Requests in an Oversubscribed Network with Priorities and Deadlines 97
On the Burstiness of the TCP Congestion-Control Mechanism in a Distributed Computing System 110
Design and Analysis of Clusters with Single I/O Space 120
Distributed Java Virtual Machine for Message Passing Architectures 128
Suez: A Cluster-based Scalable Real-Time Packet Router 136
The Effect of False-name Declarations in Mechanism Design: Towards Collective Decision Making on the Internet 146
Contract Type Sequencing for Reallocative Negotiation 154
MobileSpaces: A Framework for Building Adaptive Distributed Applications using a Hierarchical Mobile Agent System 161
The Effect of Nogood Learning in Distributed Constraint Satisfaction 169
Scalable QoS Guaranteed Communication Services for Real-Time Applications 180
Achieving Per-Flow Weighted Rate Fairness in a Core Stateless Network 188
Quartz: A QoS Architecture for Open Systems 197
An Open Real-Time Environment for Parallel and Distributed Systems 206
Task Assignment with Unknown Duration 214
Scheduling with Global Information in Distributed Systems 225
Improving Distributed Workload Performance by Sharing both CPU and Memory Resources 233
Detecting and Representing Relevant Web Deltas using Web Join 246
Popularity-Aware Greedy Dual-Size Web Proxy Caching Algorithms 254
On Request Forwarding for Dynamic Web Caching Hierarchies 262
PARK: A Paused-And-Run K-Stream Multimedia Synchronization Control Scheme 272
An Asymptotically Optimal Multi-Layered Decentralized Consensus Protocol with an Initiator 280
Atomic Broadcast in Asynchronous Crash-Recovery Distributed Systems 288
Highly Concurrent Shared Storage 298
Efficient RMI: Dynamic Specialization of Object Serialization 308
A Multi-version Approach to Conflict Resolution in Distributed Groupware Systems 316
Secure Group Communication in Asynchronous Networks with Failures: Integration and Experiments 330
A Client-Server Approach to Virtually Synchronous Group Multicast: Specifications and Algorithms 344
A Client-Server Oriented Algorithm for Virtually Synchronous Group Membership in WANs 356
Dynamic Adaptive File Management in a Local Area Network 368
Dynamic Replica Allocation using Database Migration in Broadband Networks 376
Static and Adaptive Date Replication Algorithms for Fast Information Access in Large Distributed Systems 385
Spout: A Transparent Distributed Execution Engine for Java Applets 394
A Security Architecture for Mobile Agents in Ajanta 402
A Framework to Protect Mobile Agents by using Reference States 410
Mobile Cache Protocol: A Dynamic Object Relocation Protocol for Wide Area Networks 420
Performance Analysis of Dynamic Location Updation Strategies for Mobile Users 428
An Asynchronous Recovery Scheme based on Optimistic Message Logging for Mobile Computing Systems 436
Adaptive Data Delivery in Wireless Communication Environments 444
Graceful Quorum Reconfiguration in a Robust Emulation of Shared Memory 454
Understanding Replication in Databases and Distributed Systems 464
An Adaptive, Perception-Driven Error Spreading Scheme in Continuous Media Streaming 475
Deadlock Analysis of Client/Server Programs 484
A Dynamic Distributed Video on Demand Service 496
A Query Propagation Approach to Improve CORBA Trading Service Scalability 504
Multimedia Service Configuration and Reservation in Heterogeneous Environments 512
A Semantic Broadcast Scheme for a Mobile Environment based on Dynamic Chunking 522
An Efficient Cache Maintenance Scheme for Mobile Environment 530
On Supporting Weakly-Connected Browsing in a Mobile Web Environment 538
On Low-Cost Error Containment and Recovery Methods for Guarded Software Upgrading 548
Coherence-based Coordinated Checkpointing for Software Distributed Shared Memory Systems 556
An Application-Transparent, Plaform-Independent Approach to Rollback-Recovery for Mobile Agent Systems 564
Self-Stabilizing Network Orientation Algorithms in Arbitrary Rooted Networks 576
Computing Global Functions in Asynchronous Distributed Systems Prone to Process Crashes 584
A Relaxed Mutual Exclusion Problem with Application to Channel Allocation in Mobile Cellular Networks 592
Boosting the Performance of NOW-based Shared Memory Multiprocessors through Directory Hints 602
Performance Evaluation of Soft Real-Time Scheduling for Multicomputer Cluster 610
Consistency Requirements of Distributed Shared Memory for Dijkstra's Mutual Exclusion Algorithm 618
TabSum: A Flexible and Dynamic Table Summarization Approach 628
Neural Nets based Predictive Prefetching to Tolerate WWW Latency 636
Index Structures of User Profiles for Efficient Web Page Filtering Services 644
Prediction-Capable Data Compression Algorithms for Improving Transmission Efficiency on Distributed Systems 654
Scheduling using Genetic Algorithms 662
Precluding Useless Events for On-Line Global Predicate Detections 670
Active Files: A Mechanism for Integrating Legacy Applications into Distributed Systems 680
A Content Placement and Management System for Distributed Web-Server Systems 691
HydraNet-FT: Network Support for Dependable Services 699
Author Index 707
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